Coming Soon: ‘“THE ROLE OF PLATONISM IN AUGUSTINE’ S 386 CONVERSION TO CHRISTIANITY” by Dr. Mark Boone

Coming soon to Religion Compass: ‘“THE ROLE OF PLATONISM IN AUGUSTINE’S 386 CONVERSION TO CHRISTIANITY”’ by Dr. Mark Boone – PROVISIONAL ABSTRACT: Augustine’s conversion to Christianity in A.D. 386 is a pivotal moment not only in his own life, but in Christian and world history, for the theology of Augustine set the course of theological … Continue reading

Coming Soon: ‘A ‘gigantic struggle between believers and those without God’? Catholicism in the Spanish Second Republic, 1931-9 by Mr. Richard Ryan

Coming soon to Religion Compass: ‘A ‘gigantic struggle between believers and those without God’? Catholicism in the Spanish Second Republic, 1931-9′ by Mr. Richard Ryan – PROVISIONAL ABSTRACT: In Spain today the place of the Catholic Church and the role of the Catholic faith under the Spanish Second Republic (1931-9) remain one of the most … Continue reading

Coming Soon: ‘Marriage in American Muslim Communities by Prof. Juliane Hammer

Coming soon to Religion Compass: ‘Marriage in American Muslim Communities’ by Prof. Juliane Hammer – PROVISIONAL ABSTRACT: Marriage in its relation to religion, specifically Islam, is intrinsically linked to questions of sexual and gender norms. U.S. Muslim communities , extremely diverse in their backgrounds, negotiate marriage in their discourses on a spectrum that constructs “American” … Continue reading

Coming Soon: ‘‘The Imperial Spirit’: British Fascism and Empire, 1919-1940 by Mr. Paul Stocker

Coming soon to Religion Compass: ‘‘The Imperial Spirit’: British Fascism and Empire, 1919-1940′ by Mr. Paul Stocker – PROVISIONAL ABSTRACT: This article analyses the relationship between British fascism and Empire during the interwar period. Based on the premise that historians have neglected the imperial dimension of fascist ideology in interwar Britain, a brief review of … Continue reading

Coming Soon: ”Between Politicised Religion and Political Religion: Interwar Fascism and Religion Revisited’ by Mr. Eliot Assoudeh

Coming soon to Religion Compass: ”Between Politicised Religion and Political Religion: Interwar Fascism and Religion Revisited” by Mr. Eliot Assoudeh – PROVISIONAL ABSTRACT: The following article surveys the relationships between fascist ideology and religion in interwar Europe. First, it provides a working definition for the term ‘clerical fascism’ through the exploration of 14 case studies … Continue reading

Coming Soon: ‘A Touristic Angle of Vision: Tourist Studies as a Methodological Approach for the Study of Religions by Dr. Thomas Bremer

Coming soon to Religion Compass: ‘A Touristic Angle of Vision: Tourist Studies as a Methodological Approach for the Study of Religions’ by Dr. Thomas Bremer – PROVISIONAL ABSTRACT: Studying religions through the framework of tourist studies destabilizes conventional notions of “religion” and introduces new questions for historians and other scholars who study religions in the … Continue reading

Coming Soon: ‘The Yugas: Their Importance in India and their Use by Western Intellectuals and Esoteric and New Age Writers by Dr. Luis Gonzalez-Reimann

Coming soon to Religion Compass: ‘The Yugas: Their Importance in India and their Use by Western Intellectuals and Esoteric and New Age Writers’ by Dr. Luis Gonzalez-Reimann – PROVISIONAL ABSTRACT: The first part of this article addresses the origin and importance of the yuga theory in India. The second part deals with the discovery of … Continue reading

Coming Soon: ‘Religion and the Japanese American Incarceration by Dr. Anne Blankenship

Coming soon to Religion Compass: ‘Religion and the Japanese American Incarceration’ by Dr. Anne Blankenship – PROVISIONAL ABSTRACT: Abundant scholarship analyzes the United States’ incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II, but the subject of religion in the camps and religious responses to the incarceration have been long overlooked. The government promised freedom of … Continue reading

Coming Soon: ‘Metaphysical Healing and Health in the United States by Prof. Brett Hendrickson

Coming soon to Religion Compass: ‘Metaphysical Healing and Health in the United States’ by Prof. Brett Hendrickson – PROVISIONAL ABSTRACT: Healing has always been at the heart of metaphysical religious practice in the United States. This article discusses the American history of metaphysical healing from the colonial era to the present. It also examines the … Continue reading